The International Conference for Improving Use of Medicines (ICIUM), which aims to build international consensus on how to improve, expand, and sustain use of medicines in low- and middle-income countries, will be held November 14-18 in Antalya, Turkey.
CAMBRIDGE, MA — Voice of America News recently interviewed Dr. Fred Hartman of Management Sciences for Health (MSH) about the increase of disease control across Central Asia, specifically Afghanistan. Dr.
CAMBRIDGE, MA—With the release of its 2006 Annual Report today, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is highlighting the vital role that partnerships play in tackling urgent health challenges across the developing world. The report profiles locally based partners in 20-plus countries and celebrates their successes in battling HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, maternal and child mortality, and other health threats. Featured countries include Afghanistan, Haiti, Nepal, Nicaragua, Cambodia, Malawi, and many others.
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN—The Regional Health Conference "Health for All, Health by All: Communicable Diseases Recognize No Borders," which convened in Kabul on April 17, concluded today with the signing of the Kabul Declaration on Regional Collaboration in Health by Ministers of Health and delegates from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Turkey. The Kabul Declaration calls for mobilization of political will in support of common regional policies and strategies to prevent, control, eliminate or eradicate communicable diseases in the region.